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[UPDATED] Five former governors make second batch of ministerial list submitted by Gbajabiamila to Senate

[UPDATED] Five former governors make second batch of ministerial list submitted by Gbajabiamila to Senate


The Chief of Staff to the President and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has presented the new batch of ministerial list to the Senate.

The Rules of the chamber were suspended at 3:15 pm to allow for the Chief of Staff to enter the hallowed Red Chamber.


Part of those on the list are Henieken Lokpobiri, who served as Minister in the first term of President Muhammadu Buhari, former Governors Bello Matawalle (Zamfara), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Ibrahim Geidam (Yobe) and Isiaka Oyetola (Osun).

Also appointed were Ahmed Tijani, Dr Ishak Salako, Dr Tunji Alausa, Tanko Sununu, Lola Adejo, Abubbakar Audu, Sabi Abdullahi, Alkali Samani, Maryam Shetti, Tahir Mamman, Uba Maigari, Zephaniah Jissalo and Bosun Tijani

Gbajabiamila had last Thursday presented the list of 28-man ministerial nominees to the Senate President, GodsWill Akpabio.


Prominent Nigerians who made the list are the immediate past Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, and his colleague from Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, and former Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi.

The Senate is currently screening the first batch of ministerial nominees, a process that started on Monday.

More details later…




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